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Standoff Between Man, Police Ends With Body Being Removed



    5 Hour Standoff With Police Ends

    Katy Zachry explains how a woman feared for her boyfriend's life after he locked himself in the house with a gun. (Published Thursday, June 26, 2014)

    A five hour long standoff between police and a man at a South Jersey condominium complex has ended with a body being removed from the scene.

    A woman frantically called Hammonton Police around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night saying that her boyfriend had fired a gun inside their home at the at the Whispering Pines Condominiums along Jamestown Boulevard, officials tell  When police arrived, officials said officers also heard at least one gunshot fired inside the home.

    A perimeter was then set up around the home, told residents to stay inside and called in backup from surrounding police departments.

    Around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, police said the standoff had ended. Officials said there were no injuries to the woman or police, but would not release the condition of the man. No one was taken from the scene in custody or by ambulance.

    The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office has taken over the investigation of the incident.